Shawn Manwaring's Blog

Real estate is stressful. Between setting up your home for showings, trying to figure out where you’re going to make compromises, and making a gigantic life change, you’re overwhelmed. When selecting an agent it’s important to recognize not all real estate agents are created equal.
Posted on September 26, 2018 by shawn_manwaring
There is much to consider in order to receive the best value from your choice of real estate broker. The seller pays the real estate commission (REC) on about 99% of all residential transactions. Conversely when the buyer purchases the home, they are providing funds to the seller which are used to pay off any liens, cover all closing costs (including the REC), and then walk away with their equity and potential profit. That is the long and short of it to a real estate transaction. When you find yourself in this position it’s important to ask yourself are you getting what you pay for?
Posted on September 26, 2018 by shawn_manwaring
Using a Realtor when buying and selling property is an investment. You’re going to pay them a commission, and statistics show you’re going to see a great return on your investment. It’s also a great way to avoid being sued. Hopefully this helps your decision when you ask Should I use a Realtor when Buying or Selling Property?
Posted on September 26, 2018 by shawn_manwaring
Whether you are buying or selling a home, it can be quite an adventurous experience. For the best results, you need an Real Estate Professional to lead you to your ultimate goal. In this world of instant gratification and internet searches, many sellers think that they can For Sale by Owner or FSBO. The 5 reasons to hire a Real Estate Professional in your corner haven’t changed, but have rather been strengthened due to the projections of higher mortgage interest rates & home prices as the market continues to recover in many parts of the country.
Posted on September 26, 2018 by shawn_manwaring
No matter what the market happens to be doing right now, understand that you can sell your home if you want to or need to. You can sell it, and you can sell it for a price comparable to other similar homes – as long as you work with the right agent and you listen to his or her advice on how to sell a home for the first time.
Posted on September 26, 2018 by shawn_manwaring
Choosing Your Colorado Realtor can be a really hard decision. The time has finally arrived and you are ready to make the largest investment of your life. You have saved money for years to cover the downpayment, you have shopped lenders for months and got pre-qualification taken care of and now you are actively looking to find your dream home in Colorado.
Posted on September 26, 2018 by shawn_manwaring
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